Pawel Szymczykowski: Instant Ramen Story Time

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Loved by college students across the globe, instant noodles are a cheap and extremely easy to prepare food source, but how did this modern marvel come to be? In this presentation I’ll talk about the history and societal impact of instant noodles from their inception in 1958 up through “space ramen” that was invented for Shuttle Discovery’s 2005 mission and beyond, cramming as many colorful asides and factoids as is humanly possible in 5 minutes.

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  • Pawel Szymczykowski: Instant Ramen Story Time

    1. 1. IGNITE Instant Ramen Story Time @makenai August 3rd, 2011 Las Vegas, NV
    2. 2. Late 19th century Ramen-style dishes appear in Japan via China. La Mian
    3. 3. Momofuku Ando "Peace will come to the world when the people have enough to eat."
    4. 4. 1958 First instant ramen:“Chikin Ramen”
    5. 5. 1958-1969
    6. 6. “Team Cup Noodle”
    7. 7. 1971“Cup Noodle”hits the market.
    8. 8. Ramenatomy
    9. 9. source: http://www.instantramen.or.jp/
    10. 10. Cup Noodles Demae Ramen Nutrition Restaurant Ramen McDonald’s Cheeseburger600 20 3000 20 556 18450 15 2250 450 14.1 2110300 10 12 1500 296 300 1434150 5 750 1120 750 0 0 0 Calories Fat (g) Sodium (mg)
    11. 11. International Flavor
    12. 12. Disaster Relief •30,000 servings sent after the volcanic eruption at Mt. Usu in Northern Japan •1,620,000 servings sent after the Hanshin earthquake in 1995 •1,360,000 servings sent after the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991 •50,000 servings sent to Taiwan after the in 1999 •2,500,000 servings sent to East Timor
    13. 13. 3 minutes too long to wait?
    14. 14. The Final Frontier
    15. 15. Great invention, or the greatest invention?
    16. 16. How many noodles in a brick?
    17. 17. Ramen OmeletGrilled Ramen Jello Ramen Dorito Ramen Salad
    18. 18. Ultimate Ramen Geekshttp://ramenrater.com/ http://i-ramen.net/
    19. 19. Learn More?
    20. 20. the end

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